Pre-release screening: KING ARTHUR

April 21, 2017 by | Events

Join us for a pre-release screening of KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD on Wednesday, May 3, at 7 p.m. in Folino Theater. Robbed of his birthright, Arthur (Charlie Hunnam) comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge

‘Beauty And The Beast’ Producer Don Hahn to Deliver Commencement Address and Receive Honorary Degree

April 20, 2017 by Rogers and Cowan | Press Releases

It was announced today that Academy Award® nominated producer Don Hahn (The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast ) will receive an honorary Doctor of Arts degree from Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Dodge College’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 20, where Hahn will deliver the keynote address.. Hahn’s latest film,

Paying it Forward in the Arena with Al Raitt’10

April 12, 2017 by | Alumni Spotlight

Al Raitt, BFA/TBJ ’10, puts in hours of work before the puck ever hits the ice. But when it does, Raitt and the five current Chapman students he’s hired are ready — to capture key plays, highlight crowd craziness, and help the Ontario Reign, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings, create

You’re invited to An Evening with Werner Herzog – April 27

April 10, 2017 by | Events

We are honored to present An Evening with Werner Herzog on Thursday, April 27 at 7 p.m. in Folino Theater, Marion Knott Studios (283 N. Cypress St. Orange, Calif.). Herzog has been called the most daring, visionary and dangerous filmmaker of our lifetime. Highly influential and enormously prolific, he has taken his camera to unfamiliar landscapes –

Upcoming Documentary Explores Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity

April 4, 2017 by | Academics

As the culmination of four years of studying documentary filmmaking here at Dodge College, Joseph Fischground (BFA/News & Broadcast Journalism and Documentary ’17) has embarked upon his most ambitious project yet for his thesis film. This past interterm, the pursuit took him deep into Appalachia with crew member, Safi Nazzal (BFA/Film Production, ’19), to explore a medical mystery. Their film will

Directors Niki Caro, Sydney Freeland, Kelly Fremon Craig, Catherine Hardwicke and Haifaa Al-Mansour Headline 18th Annual Women in Focus

March 29, 2017 by Rogers and Cowan | Press Releases

Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the premier film schools in the United States, will focus on Hollywood directors with the theme ‘In the Director’s Chair’ at the 18th Annual Women in Focus Conference. Taking place on Friday, April 7, the Women in Focus Conference will feature Academy

Frank Oz Talks About His Career, His Style, and Death at a Funeral

March 21, 2017 by | Academics

Working at Dodge College has afforded me some wonderful opportunities to meet some of the greatest people involved in the world of entertainment. But none of them compared to when legendary filmmaker and puppeteer, Frank Oz, visited a few weeks ago. Oz visited James Dutcher’s Film Script Analysis class to discuss his film Death at

Film Festival Kudos for 3/17/17

March 17, 2017 by | Kudos!

At the 89th Annual Academy Awards, you likely saw some familiar faces – yes, our own Student Academy Award winners Brenna Malloy and Brian Robau were invited to act as onstage talent wranglers, making sure all of Hollywood’s A-list talent made their cues correctly: We have FIVE films in the 18th Newport Beach Film Festival